Performance Report

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Highlights & Plans

Highlights from 2016-17

Student Learning

  • We implemented a schoolwide, research-based Social Emotional Intelligence program, RULER and utilized Restorative Justice practices to support students’ emotional development.
  • Over 30 percent of our English Language Learners exited from our ELL program because of advanced scores on the state ELPA exam.
  • Early SBA literacy results indicate progress in student literacy learning
  • District HBA results in most grade levels and subject areas indicate progress in student learning

Staff Professional Development

  • Staff deepened our cultural competency through extensive professional development on racism, white privilege, implicit bias, microaggressions, etc.
  • Staff learned from Somali and Ethiopian parent panels including information about their culture, ways our school is working well for their families and adjustments we can make to better serve their students.
  • Staff engaged in professional development on trauma-informed practices
  • Staff engaged in professional development with district instructional coaches to deepen teachers’ practices around the implementation of the new reading units of study and best practice literacy instruction.

Family Engagement & Extracurriculars

  • We provided numerous events for families such as Jump Start Family Meetings, monthly PTSA events, Fall Curriculum Night, a new Family Desert, and home visits for ELL families.  
  • Marvista participated in the district Softball league for the first time and went undefeated!
  • 13 students participated in our Girls on the Run team commencing in a 5K.
  • Our PTSA offered over 20 different after school Friday clubs including scholarships and transportation for students to ensure access for all.
  • Our Math Club members had great success in several math competitions this year earning high honors in two.
  • Marvista won first place at the district wide Fit Day competition

Plans for 2017-18

  • Teachers will continue to develop their literacy instructional practices ensuring that students are provided differentiated instruction to meet their varying needs in literacy
  • Teacher will deepen our understanding of how to be Culturally Responsive Educators through a book study on the text Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain
  • Teachers will deepen our understanding and implementation of Standards Based Instruction in all subject areas.
  • Teachers will deepen our Social Emotional Learning Instruction through implementation of the final stage of the RULER program, the Feeling Words Curriculum.

School Performance Data

Percentage of Students Meeting Standard on the Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA) and Measurements of Student Progress (MSP)

ELA (SBA)

All students

Grade

2015-16

2016-17

3rd Grade

58.8%

60.8%

4th Grade

60.7%

66.2%

5th Grade

66.6%

64.6%

6th Grade

62.7%

53.6%

 

Math (SBA)

All grades, disaggregated by student group*

Student Group

2015-16

2016-17

ALL

59%

60%

Asian

68%

71%

Black

26%

40%

Latino

45%

42%

Limited English

17%

29%

Low Income

35%

37%

Students w/IEPs

20%

19%

White

74%

74%

 

Math (SBA)

All students

Grade

2015-16

2016-17

3rd Grade

67.4%

67.3%

4th Grade

63.8%

62.6%

5th Grade

52.3%

57.3%

6th Grade

51.1%

50%

 

Science (MSP)

All students

Grade

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

5th Grade

77.5%

77.7%

75%

71.9%

 

ELA (SBA)

All grades, disaggregated by student group*

Student Group

2015-16

2016-17

ALL

62%

61%

Asian

76%

68%

Black

43%

40%

Latino

48%

50%

Limited English

21%

34%

Low Income

42%

40%

Students w/ IEPs

20%

15%

White

72%

73%

Enrollment Category by Grade

 

K

1

2

3

4

5

6

Grand Total

Regular Education

75

94

86

79

71

71

66

542

Special Education

5

15

14

13

13

11

16

87

Total

80

109

100

92

84

82

82

629

 

 

 

Invitation to Participate

At Highline Public Schools, one of our four pillars in the district's strategic plan is parent and family engagement. In order to reach our strategic plan goals we will form partnerships with parents and families. Families and community members are encouraged to participate in school activities and in educating students in school, at home and in the community.

School Information

Grades: K-6
Enrollment629
Facility: Opened in 1957. Newly constructed school opened September 2009.

To view Enrollment Statistics, Demographics, and State Test Scores, please visit our:

Washington State Report Card

District Funds

HOW HIGHLINE DISTRICT DOLLARS ARE INVESTED (%)

Area

Percentage

Teaching & 
Learning

72%

Support
Services

16.1%

Central Admin

5.5%

Principal’s 
Office

6.4%

Source: Actual 2017-18 expenditures as of August 2018.

Demographics

WHO WE ARE AT MARVISTA

Race

Percentage

American Indian or Alaska Native

1.00%

Asian

6.80%

Black or African American

14.80%

Hispanic

20.30%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

1.90%

Two or More Races

4.80%

White

50.40%